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David Johnson
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David Johnson

India
David Johnson

INTL CAREER: 1996 - 1996

Full Name

David Jude Johnson

Born

October 16, 1971, Arasikere, Karnataka

Age

49y 207d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm medium

TEAMS

On the short side for a fast bowler, David Johnson came into the Indian side on the basis of some fine performances around the domestic circuit. He recorded his best match figures of 10 for 152 against Kerala in the 1995-96 Ranji Trophy season. This brought him into national reckoning and he made his debut against Australia in the one-off Test at the Ferozshah Kotla in 1996. India were without Srinath, having sustained an injury, and Johnson was drafted into the squad. He bowled in tandem with his Karnataka team-mate Venkatesh Prasad and picked up the wicket of Michael Slater in the second innings. Johnson then went on the tour of South Africa but got to play only in the first Test, taking the wickets of Gibbs and McMillan. But he could never really make it big in the international arena what with the lack of penetration and his tendency to spray the ball all over being obvious shortcomings.
Natarajan Sriram

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test231854.003522.85001000
FC39445437101*11.2010200
List A33163118179.070040
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test2424014332/522/9147.663.5780.00000
FC39593635791258/5528.633.6147.4081
List A3316591290414/264/2631.464.6640.40100
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Debut/Last Matches - Player

FC Matches
Span
1992/93 - 2001/02
List A Matches
Span
1993/94 - 1999/00

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David Johnson
David Johnson and Nayan Mongia appeal for a catch behind the wicket
David Johnson makes his test debut